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Business Class for 25.5k one-way to Europe from several US cities!

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Iberia Plus is running a great promotion that results in fully-flat business class seats from Chicago, New York, or Boston to Madrid, Spain for just 25,500 Avios + ~$125 tax– or from Los Angeles or many cities in Central/South America for just 31,875 Avios + ~$125 tax. Iberia is offering 25% off already-reasonable off-peak award flight prices from now until April 11th for flights occurring before June 15th or between October 1st and December 15th, 2017. The Deal 25% off…

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Can you split payment for Alaska Airlines companion fare?

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Arguably the most valuable benefit of the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa cards is the annual companion fare. This discount code allows the cardholder to add a companion to a reservation for just $99 + taxes/fees (starting from $121 total). Practically any Alaska Airlines itinerary seems to qualify — one-way, round trip, open-jaws, etc. The merger with Virgin America has only enhanced this benefit as cardholders can now book travel with either Alaska or Virgin…

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Update: 20% off Hotels.com gift cards may be available online this week

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We previously reported that this week Staples is offering $10 off a $50 Hotels.com gift card in-store. It now appears that the discount applies online as well, though gift cards are currently out of stock. Sometimes, items like this go in and out of stock during the week, so it’s worth taking a look now and then if you’re looking for these cards. Click the image for a link to the item: While the “add…

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WOW Air: Chicago to Iceland from $249 round trip

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WOW Airlines has announced new service from Chicago, and to kick off the new route they have one-way flights to Reykjavik, Iceland from $99.99 and round trip flights starting at $249.99: Availability is also shown on Google Flights, but pricing was higher ($269 for the same flights above) As a budget carrier, remember that WOW Air will charge additional fees for everything from checked bags to selecting your seat. They even charge for a carry-on bag, and…

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Stacking for big discounts on unique hotel experiences

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This morning, we published a quick deal alerting readers to the opportunity to get $10 off of a $50 Hotels.com gift card at Staples this week. While that amounts to a 20% discount on a $50 gift card, Hotels.com only allows one gift card to be entered as a method of payment. So then — can you really get 20% off of a hotel stay with this deal, or are you limited to a $10…

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5,000 Alaska Airlines miles for joining MileagePlan and taking a flight

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Alaska Airlines is offering a very generous promotion for new members — join mileage plan before April 30th and take your first flight with Alaska before September 30th, 2017 and get 5,000 bonus miles. That is a great bonus for joining as we rarely see loyalty program signup bonuses like this anymore. A couple of months ago, Alaska was giving 10,000 miles to members of Virgin America Elevate who created a new Mileage Plan account…

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Sleep Cheap(er): 20% off Hotels.com gift cards + 5x at Staples

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This week, Staples is offering $10 off when purchasing a $50 Hotels.com gift card. The Deal $10 off when you buy a $50 Hotels.com gift card Key Terms In-store only Valid 3/26-4/1 Bottom Line This can be a great way to save a few bucks and earn 5x on a card like the Chase Ink Plus that earns 5x at office supply stores. Note that almost all shopping portals state that cash back will not…

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Update: One-way car rentals from 4.95 per day

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Last night, we wrote about $8 one-way car rentals from Florida and Arizona courtesy of Hertz. The Gate reports that Avis has one-way spring rentals from just $4.95 per day! Discounted rentals are available between April 1st, and June 30th, though the $4.95 rate is only available from April 1-May 31st. If you’re up for a late spring road trip, check out Brian Cohen’s complete analysis of the deal as well as our post last…

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Use companion tickets for business and first class flights

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Earlier this week I published a roundup companion ticket opportunities: The Complete Guide to Travel Companion Tickets. We have also recently published a few options for getting great business class flight prices.  For examples, please see the following: How to find great business class fares with Google Flights Build your own business class fare sale with vacation packages Business Class to Europe + 7 hotel nights for $2225: Investing in Marriott Travel Packages Another approach…

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